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. it's also a pleasure to be once again on the podium with francis fox piven. we met in the '70s when we were both regarded, even i was regarded as a radical scholar. some might not think it anyone. we were asked by james mcgregory to be the co-chair of the by sen bsh bicentennial -- we came up with a program that jim was alarmed by. he put in to action, i've known francis since then, and she has remained an honest and authentic voice of progressivism and radicalism in america with a deep interest in those in whom the system has shown no interest, the poor and the homeless, and her work has been particularly about now how they can be helped, how they find ways to help themselves through their movement and the work they do. it's a pleasure to have her perspective this afternoon in responding to these comments. i'm very pleased with jackie davis, the chairman of the executive committee of and rachael cooper, and david bale member of the executive committee. that organization the interdependence movement which i'll talk about a little bit today is central to the thinking that lead me to
mass this morning, pope francis said, and i quote -- "please, i would like to ask all those who have positions of responsibility in economic, political and social life and all men and women of goodwill, let us be protectors of creation, protectors of god's plannen scribed in nature -- plan inscribed in nature, protectors of one another and of the environment. as early news reports indicated, the new pope chose his papal name, francis, out of respect for st. francis' sense of obligation to god's creation, and he noted in one of his very earliest comments that our relationship with god's creation is not so good right now. and of course, the pope is not the only one. ecumenical patriot remark bartholomew 1 of constantinople, the spiritual leader of orthodox christians, urges us to remember those most affected by climate change. climate change is much more than an issue of environmental preservation, the patriot remark says. climate change constitutes a matter of social and economic justice. here in the united states, hundreds of evangelical leaders signed the evangelical climate endange
to put something together that we couldn't have thought of. >> more with dr. francis collins sunday night at 8 p.m. on c-span's q&a. >> and now to london for prime minister's question time live from the bridge house of commons. every wednesday while parma is in session, prime minister david cameron takes questions from members of the house of commons. prior to questions on the house is wrapping up other business. this is live coverage on c-span2. >> and we have created a growing social investment market supported by capital which will enable them to get to the first time access to capital to fund those projects. >> order. questions to the prime minister. mr. philip david. >> mr. prime minister. >> thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, this morning i had meetings with minister colleagues and others and in addition to my duties in this house i shall o have further suh meetings later today. >> does the transfer every with me that today we need a blue-collar conservative project which has taxes are people who work hard, do the right thing and want to get on? stop spending billions of pounds we
for his best friend and former law partner. he becomes the godfather, if you will, for the girl francis. she calls him uncle cleve which should be part of the hint because that sound creepty to me. he pays to send her to college in a day and age when women weren't educated. as frances is growing up, cleveland's relationship with her changes, changes from uncle cleve, the godfather, to a romantic interest. cleveland starts sending her letters with poems and sends her roses, and it's the full court press on courting her. >> you can watch this and other programs online at booktv.org. >> you're watching booktv. and now former florida governor jeb bush argues that the nation's immigration policy should be overhauled to reflect our current economic needs, but also should be b clear enough to enforce properly. this is a little under an hour. [applause] >> now, our love whered president finish beloved president ronald reagan passed away almost ten years ago. but as many in this audience know, it seems nearly impossible to follow political news without hearing some reference to our 40th presiden
something together. >> more with doctor francis collins on c-span's "q&a." >> next, the panel looks at hiv and aids and implementing health care. >> good morning, everyone, my name is mayra alvarez, and i'm the president for the center for american progress. thank you for joining us for this important discussion. one of the president's advisers has mentioned that as we gear up for health reform committee will touch the lives of every american. there are 9 million gay and transgendered people and many that with hiv. the epidemic continues to raise concern with transgendered communities. like the u.s. as a whole, the populations are diverse and status and age. gay and transgendered people live in all corners of our country and they come from families of all varieties. regardless of this, whether families look like, many have common experiences. despite advances of social acceptance, gay and transgender people frequently face obstacles in everyday life from education and employment and health care, to all of their social relationships. it is harder for them to stay healthy, get health care in
very excited to watch pope francis, who i believe is going to challenge all of us. he is going to challenge -- [applause] is going to challenge the left on social policy, it is going to challenge the right on thinking about the poor. and i think that's good for all of us. i think we need to decide if we want people of the right to left, who want to figure out help them how to have a good life. i think we are party that is both a right to life and the right to a good life, we will be inevitably the majority party in the united states. thank you, good luck and god bless you. ♪ ♪ >> about two months ago our organization, turning point u.s.a., hired a lot of the -- combined a lot of cba of that and we figured out how much each high school graduate host of the federal government as their share of the national debt. think in your mind right now what it might be. each high school graduate owes over $823,000 to the federal government. $823,000. that's just not a big number, but it's immoral. and to me republicans and democrats have agreed if we continue with razor debt ceiling, tha
, and colleagues, we have a new pope, pope francis, who said last week that our relation with god's creation is not very good right now. god's creation runs by laws, the laws of nature, the laws of physics, the laws of chemistry, and god gave us the power of reason to understand those laws. but they are not negotiable. they are not subject to amendment or repeal. and arrogance of our thinking that they are is an offense to his creation. we can ignore obvious facts, we can ignore the essentially unanimous science, our generals and commerce, we can ignore the insurance industry but we ignore carbon pollution at our peril and subsidized it long enough. it's past time to wake up from our sleep walking. this vote is a test whether we pass or fail is a measure of us. i urge that we support this amendment what will allow to us put a price on carbon and protect the american people. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from missouri. mr. blunt: i would have some hesitation anyway about opposing my good friend from rhode island but to have to oppose the pope is really ominous.
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